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I wanted to be a priest ~ Timmy Dat

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Welle welle and usinikazie hit song maker Timothy Owuor aka Timmy Tdat confessed before he ventured into music he was on the road of becoming a catholic priest.

In an interview with a local daily, he said that he was raised in a staunch catholic family and his late father wanted him to become a priest.

As a young boy I would make sure I attended all the three masses at our church and take notes on how they were conducted. I served as an altar boy for as long as I can remember but my passion wasn’t in it. Still, I believe that if my dad was here with me today, he would still be proud of the man I have become.  He said.

He even got enrolled into a seminary music before dropping out to become a tout and a mitumba trader before he became a musician.

Born and raised in Nairobi, Timmy attended Mukuru Primary School, then went on to Anointed High School where he pursued his high school education.

It was during this time that his interest in music grew as he would often see other people from his hood making it big musically. At some point he tried doing his own music which he admits was not easy at first.

I always knew I would be in a creative industry where I would be dealing with celebrities, but starting out was not an easy task,” he told SDE.

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Soon after his high school in 2008, Timmy joined the Regional Centre for tourism and foreign languages where he hoped to expand his lingual skill set.

At around this time he also got to produce his first ever music. In between school and music, he decided to pursue his musical career which he resonated to more

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